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How to murder the 10 thousand pound enemy
Saturday, July 28, 2012      5 comments

I am an optimistic person by nature. You may not believe me because right now I'm feeling blue. But I swear I am very positive about life. Even the really tough stuff. The problem is that life seems to really pile it on sometimes. I s... Read more
5 Years Later...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      3 comments

On 22nd June 2007 (my 41st birthday) I was walking my dog when some young people spotted me and began making offensive and hurtful remarks about my weight. It made me so mad that I began a diet the very next day. Within 6 months I had lost 63 ... Read more
Fat cow...
Monday, June 27, 2011      8 comments

This is not the first time this has happened. It's not even the most interesting time. But I'm beginning to see a pattern here, so why not mention it today. A stranger in the street.... yes ANOTHER one.... decided to use my weight as a we... Read more
Fallen? Again? Get up! Again!
Saturday, June 25, 2011      10 comments

I'm back again. Almost 4 years to the day that I started this journey. And that makes me wonder what on earth I could have been doing for an entire 4 years that has prevented me from reaching my goal by now. Then again I have lost 56 po... Read more
And she thought it was about my 'fat ars*'...
Friday, August 27, 2010      17 comments

Firstly a warning.... If you are the type who is uncomfortable with the occasional asterix-camoflaged swear word then QUICK, LOOK AWAY! This incident just happened to me a matter of moments ago and it's a story that simply must be to... Read more
Why do we do it? Why do we finally succeed?
Saturday, July 10, 2010      1 comments

It has been exactly 6 months since I was last here blogging. And interestingly enough, Weight Watchers recorded my weight today to be exactly what it was 6 months ago (according to my previous blog). After all these months, I have still only l... Read more
The good the bad and the inspirational
Saturday, January 16, 2010      2 comments

I've got good news and bad news. Good news - Had my Weight Watchers weigh-in today. Lost 1.lbs. That's 10.5 lbs from weightwatchers and a total of 47 lbs so far. Bad news - I've turned down the offer on my house. They may come back ... Read more
Aye... aye... aye...
Saturday, January 16, 2010      0 comments

I've got good news and bad news. Good news - Had my Weight Watchers weigh-in today. Lost 1.lbs. That's 10.5 lbs from weightwatchers and a total of 47 lbs so far. Bad news - I've turned down the offer on my house. They come back with... Read more
Decisions decisions...
Thursday, January 14, 2010      1 comments

Have decided not to go to Egypt. Would love to but there are just so many things to consider and I need to give my friend an answer by Friday (she is booking tickets then)... sigh. Firstly, I have a feeling I'll be getting an offer on the ... Read more
Ooh... One of my dresses arrived!!!
Monday, January 11, 2010      0 comments

And it's lovely! I'm really pleased with it. It is the sort of dress that you can wear to work, dinner or even a wedding if you accessorise it properly. And it's made from a sort of netting, but you'd never know it. It looks fantastic on and... Read more
Lost 1/2 a pound this week...
Sunday, January 10, 2010      1 comments

So yesterday was weigh-in at Weight Watchers. I lost 1/2 a pound. Not a lot, but definitely in the right direction so fine by me. After the meeting my friend and I went to hers for a hot chocolate. After which I took an accidental spin o... Read more
2010 taking off... like a rocket!
Thursday, January 07, 2010      3 comments

I can't believe how quickly my life is changing. And the year is only 7 days old! Christmas week I decided I was going to work towards: Getting serious about the weight loss Getting the gap in my teeth fixed Getting out of the hou... Read more
I remember...
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      0 comments

I was reading old blogs when I came across this one. As I was reading this all the old feelings came gushing back. This is why blogs are so important. I nearly forgot how amazing it felt at the time that this was written. Reading my old blog... Read more
All we need is a new year. How's about 2010?
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      1 comments

You know... I genuinely think it's going to be a great year. Things that seemed impossible just a few days ago are now softly glimmering in the distance. Still too far away to touch, but visible, confident, achievable. I wasn't feeling v... Read more
10 Year Reunion... Here I Come!
Sunday, January 03, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday I did something totally out of character for me. Have been feeling a little alone over the holidays... like they were made for everyone except me. A family member told me yesterday that people were coming from overseas to visit... Read more

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